Alvin Daniell is a qualified Mechanical Engineer by profession and Director/Owner of the Air Conditioning contracting firm, Comfort Engineering Limited, which was founded in 1979. Despite this he has been involved in music almost all of his life. He is a composer, television presenter on cultural events, and has served as an adjudicator for Calypso Competitions, Pan Competitions, National and Caribbean Song Festivals and various other cultural competitions in Trinidad and throughout the Caribbean. He has conducted workshops on Calypso and Pan in Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, St. Lucia, Antigua and Miami.
In the seventies he began composing calypsos and is best known for his joint compositions with Ray Holman of "Pan on the Move" and "Pan on the Run". In the eighties he also teamed up with Len "Boogsie" Sharpe to produce a number of hits including "Rags to Riches", "Carnival is Bacchanal" and "I like to beat pan". In the nineties he co-wrote with "Boogsie" the well-known "Mind yuh Business" and "Misbehave" which were sung by Denyse Plummer. He also worked with Pelham Goddard to compose the Panorama prize winning "Happy Song" and "Good News" sung by Roger George.